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West Nipissing Police Catch B & E Suspects

On October 30th the West Nipissing Police Service responded to a complaint of a Break and Enter at the municipal community complex. A municipal employee reporting for work discovered that the building had been entered and contacted the police immediately. Officers responded to the complaint and discovered that the culprits …

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Nipissing First Nation Calls for Closure of Recreational Winter Walleye Fishery

NIPISSING FIRST NATION – The Chief and Council of Nipissing First Nation (NFN) is calling on the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) to close the winter walleye fishery for the 2016-2017 ice fishing season as a temporary measure to address stressed walleye stocks. This call comes as NFN …

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Missing Person – UPDATED

The West Nipissing Police Service is currently looking for a male person who was originally reported missing from the Waterloo area. Jason Prang, 39 years old, is from Kitchener Ontario. He is described as 5 feet 7 inches tall, weighing 160 pounds, balding with an unshaven face. His right thumb …

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Nickel Belt MP Serré Honoured to Congratulate President Obama Following Historic Address to Parliament

Marc Serré, Member of Parliament for Nickel Belt, made the following statement after United States President Barack Obama addressed Parliament: “It was an incredible honour to be present for President Obama’s historic address to Canada’s Parliament and to the Canadian people,” said Serré. “Addresses to Parliament from foreign heads of …

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Whooping Cough Outbreak in Sturgeon Falls prompts warning.

A confirmed outbreak of pertussis, also known as whooping cough, has been identified in the West Nipissing area. The Health Unit will be holding an immunization clinic for the community from 3pm to 6pm on Thursday, June 23rd, in the Hall of Fame room at the Sturgeon Falls Sports Complex. …

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Sudbury’s first superhero to make Graphic-Con debut

Sudbury’s first superhero will make his comic book debut at Graphic-Con 2016. Ottawa-based comic book publisher Expired Comics created Big Nick, a former mine rescue worker turned superhero, last year when company owners and creative leads Martin Deschatelets and Kevin Montpellier were invited to attend Graphic-Con as special guests. To …

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